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Barcelona is a city in Spain and is the capital of Catalonia autonomous region. The city is also the second largest city in Spain, after Madrid, with a population of 1,621,537. The city that stands at 230 BC This is an important cultural center and major tourist destination and has a rich cultural heritage. Especially famous is the work of Antoni Gaudí and Lluís architecture Domenech i Montaner that have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Barcelona is now one of the world's leading tourist attractions, and is the city of the 16th most visited in the world and the 4th most visited country in Europe after Paris, London and Rome, with several million tourists each year.

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Palacio de Generalife or the Generalife

Palacio de Generalife or the Generalife is a park or rather a summer palace is very beautiful and famous in his country or in another country. The park is also referred to as a form of landscape art is located in the highlands of Spain, and was built in the reign of Muhammad III (1302-1309) and redecorated shortly after by Abu I-Walid Isma'il (1313-1324).
Generalife is one of the oldest Moorish garden. Generalife is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Granada.

Now the park has developed into a very beautiful tourist spot complete with a long pool framed by flowers, fountains, pillars and pavilions, and the Jardin de la Sultana or Courtyard of fir.
So this place will spoil you if you come here, sit down and look at the natural beauty that is in the park.

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Magic Fountain of Montjuic

Magic Fountain of Montjuic is a fountain with a spectacular play of color, light, movement, music and water acrobatics. This fountain is located in the head in the Avenida Maria Cristina Montjuic Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The fountain is situated below the Palau Nacional on Montjuic hill and close to Plaça d'Espanya.

In 1980, the music combined with light and fountain show, along with the Museu Nacional, completely restored before the 1992 Olympics, which was held on Montjuic. The show includes films, classic and modern music, such as The Godfather, The Lord of the Rings, Gladiator, Spanish Zarzuela movement, and "Barcelona" by Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballé. Light show and music from October to April took place on Friday and Saturday 7:00 to 20:30 every half hour, and from May to September Thursday through Sunday 9:00 to 23:00 every half hour.

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Acid Lake Rio Tinto in Spain

This is one very strange natural phenomena. As you can see the color of lake water is very strange that is orange, or rather like the color of rust on iron. Extremely acidic lake water is rarely the case. But in Spain this phenomenon is found.
Tentative conclusions of the experts is a strange color in the lake water in the Rio Tinto sebabkaan by aerobic micro-organisms kind of extremophile bacteria.

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